For the fourth time in four months, we got our client's DUi case reduced to a case of Reckless Driving, with the chance to get it off of his record completely. Read On
We don't make promises we can't keep, and the truth is that we don't win every case. Sometimes the best we can do is to minimize the consequences of your arrest. These results are the best ones. Each case is different and stands or falls on its own merits. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone or email.
Two promises we will make: No one is better trained to defend you from your DUI charge, and no one will work harder to protect your rights!
Pharmacokinetics is the study of what happens to a drug when your body metabolizes it. Usually, the process of metabolizing chemicals makes them less dangerous before they are excreted, or pushed out of the body. When you smoke marijuana, there is a complicated process in which your body conver... Read On
A DUI (with a mandatory adjudication) is reduced to a Reckless Driving with no adjudication, for the second time in August. Read On
A happy client has his case reduced to Reckless Driving with no adjudication of conviction. Read On
We had a case in which our client was stopped because his tail lights were out in his rental car. His head lights were on. But his tail lights were out. (Not sure how that happens). Anyway, the officer who stopped him asked him to step out of the car because he detected a slight smell of alcohol... Read On
In tourist-dependent states like Florida, it makes sense to have a system which allows visitors who get into trouble to resolve their cases without having to return to the state. We resolved such a case today with something called a Plea in Absentia. With a PIA, the client can resolve the case ... Read On
Two DUI Cases Reduced to Reckless Driving in a Single Day. Read On
Knowledge of the pharmacokinetics of marijuana kept damaging evidence from being improperly admitted against our client. Read On
We got a verdict on a Friday afternoon in a Sarasota DUI case. Our client had rolled through a stop sign on Siesta Key, and was stopped by a Sheriff's deputy. When he smelled beer, he called a DUI officer to investigate. Our ace in the hole was the video of the investigation, which clearly showe... Read On
DUI case reduced to Reckless Driving with adjudication withheld minutes before jury selection was scheduled to begin. Read On
Training in "pharmacokinetics" results in a DUI case being dismissed. Read On
For the second time this week, we got the case against our client completely dismissed. This case was the result of our Motion to Suppress Evidence, which was granted last month. The stop was unlawful because it started with a traffic stop by an officer outside his home jurisdiction. If the o... Read On
A disappearing deputy gives us leverage to get a DUI charge reduced to Reckless Driving with no conviction. Read On
We are five for five this year. For the fifth time in 2016, our client was not convicted of Boating Under the Influence. Two of the cases were reduced to Reckless Operation, and three were dismissed altogether. Read On
DUI reduced to "dry" reckless. No conviction and no penalty except court costs. Read On
Tom Hudson passed the National Board Certification Examination (written and oral) in Honolulu in 2008, and was recertified in 2013. He was one of the first 50 lawyers granted national board certification in DUI Defense, and is nationally recognized as an authority in DUI law.
Board Certification as a DUI Specialist by the National College for DUI Defense. Formal NHTSA Certification as an Instructor of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests given by police in DUI cases. Formal training as a NHTSA Drug Recognition Evaluator. ("Drug Evaluation & Classification") Formal training to operate the Intoxilyzer 8000, Florida's official breath test instrument. Extensive experience in teaching other attorneys how to handle DUI cases. Hundreds of jury trials both as defense lawyer and as prosecutor. Florida's State Delegate to the National College for DUI Defense.